October 14, 2013

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    Population genetics of purple saxifrage (Saxifraga oppositifolia L.) in the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard

    The genetic characteristics of species impact their capacity to maintain populations and colonize new areas, and the presence of genetic diversity is especially important for plant populations in highly stochastic environments like the Arctic. Purple saxifrage, Saxifraga oppositifolia, is a circumpolar, ecologically and morphologically variable species with a wide range of habitats. Although not endangered […] More